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Kids and Online Gaming: How to Keep Your Family Safe

Nearly a third of the world’s population consider themselves “gamers.” Between smartphones, tablets, laptops, PCs, consoles, and various handheld devices, online games are becoming more accessible to both adults and kids.

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Spring Cleaning for Your Social Media

Spring cleaning is a ritual that roughly 70% of households participate in each year. The annual practice often includes decluttering, disinfecting, dusting and organizing. But social media,

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How to Spot Tax Preparation Fraud

Tax fraud can be committed in a number of ways. It can happen when someone intentionally fails to report income on their taxes, or when a person files a fraudulent claim,

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Three Ways to Protect Yourself Against Tax Identity Theft

Another tax season means an increase in tax identity theft. In 2020, nearly half of all Americans experienced some form of identity theft, and in the prior year the IRS lost between $90 million and $380 million to fraudulent returns.

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How Can You Defend Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft?

Medical identity theft is one of the most challenging identity crimes to detect and prevent. It can have a huge impact on both your finances and your health,

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New Year, New You: Tightening Up Your Online Security

If getting on top of your finances is part of your New Year’s resolutions, improving your online security is a great place to start. Having your identity stolen can have a negative impact on your finances and it’s important to get ahead of it while you can.

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Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month: How to Prevent, Catch and Recover From Identity Theft

What to Know About Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

In 2020, nearly 1.4 million identity theft claims were made to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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Child Safety and Protection Month: How to Keep Your Children Safe Online

November is Child Safety and Protection Month

Some child advocates and organizations use November to promote safety – from environmental toxins, harmful toys and other physical threats to children. 

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). For 17, years the NCSAM campaign has engaged individuals, organizations, and businesses in cybersecurity awareness and safety by hosting events and providing free resources.

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6 Tips for Protecting Yourself Against a Data Breach

Data breaches are on the rise in recent years. More than 50 million people have already been impacted by a data breach in 2021. While there’s no ironclad method for stopping cybercriminals from stealing personal data,

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